non-12 step therapy

What Is Non-12-Step Therapy and Can I Benefit?

Addiction is more complicated than most 12-step programs would make it seem. When addiction is viewed as a disease, it can feel like there may be limited approaches to curing it. But when addiction is viewed through a holistic treatment approach, the treatment options open wide, leading to experiential and innovative ways to best help…

College Students Who Returned Home Due to Pandemic Drinking Less

Addiction treatment specialists and researchers are concerned that the global COVID-19 pandemic and related lockdowns will lead to a surge in alcoholism and drug addiction. Early indications suggest that such concerns may not be unfounded, but at least one population cohort appears to be reducing the risk of alcohol use disorder (AUD).

The Non-12 Step Approach to Rehab

Non-12-step rehab shares a few common characteristics with its AA predecessor. To begin, both ideas promote abstinence from the abused substances. It should also be noted that, like traditional twelve-step programs, there is no unified non-12 step approach. Some versions feature elements of spirituality, while others do not.